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The Best Camping in Blowing Rock

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Top camping spots in and near Blowing Rock

  • Blowing Rock, North Carolina

    Camp and Paddle at Price Lake

    This campground is all kinds of amazing, and if you get one of the sites in the A loop, you will have lakefront property (just be warned, if I see you there, I'll have to crash with you ;-). Price Lake is a gorgeous lake right off the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina and perfect for canoeing...
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  • Banner Elk, North Carolina

    Nuwati Trail

    2.97 mi / 551 ft gain
    Nuwati Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Banner Elk, North Carolina.
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  • Seven Devils, North Carolina

    Calloway Peak via Profile Trail

    7.11 mi / 2493 ft gain
    Calloway Peak via Profile Trail is an out-and-back trail with waterfall views located near Banner Elk, North Carolina in Grandfather Mountain State Park.
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  • Linville, North Carolina

    Grandfather Mountain Trail

    4.26 mi / 1165 ft gain
    Grandfather Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Linville, North Carolina.
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  • Linville, North Carolina

    Harper Creek, Raider Camp, and Yellow Buck Mountain Trail Loop

    12.02 mi / 2418 ft gain
    Harper Creek, Raider Camp, and Yellow Buck Mountain Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Collettsville, North Carolina.
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  • Collettsville, North Carolina

    North Harper Creek, Kawana Road, Harper Creek, and Raider Camp Creek Trail Loop

    16.44 mi / 2877 ft gain
    North Harper Creek, Kawana Road, Harper Creek, and Raider Camp Creek Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Collettsville, North Carolina.
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  • Collettsville, North Carolina

    Harper Creek Falls Trail

    2.81 mi / 486 ft gain
    Harper Creek Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Collettsville, North Carolina.
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  • Newland, North Carolina

    Greentown Trail

    7.53 mi / 1798 ft gain
    Greentown Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Newland, North Carolina.
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  • Newland, North Carolina

    Upper Creek Falls Loop Trail

    1.47 mi / 410 ft gain
    Upper Creek Falls Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Newland, North Carolina.
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  • 36.1774619949846,-82.01167345047, Tennessee

    Appalachian Trail: 19E to Hump Mountain

    10.2 mi / 3287 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: 19E to Hump Mountain is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Roan Mountain, Tennessee.
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  • Morganton, North Carolina

    Hawksbill Mountain Trail

    4.9
    1.87 mi / 633 ft gain
    Hidden far above the beautiful Linville Gorge stands Hawksbill Mountain, among many other fantastic hikes. The roughly 1.7 mile hike from the dusty gravel parking lot is steep but worth every step. It took me about an hour to conquer with a few water bottle-guzzling stops. At the top, you are al...
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  • Morganton, North Carolina

    Photograph Hawksbill Mountain at Sunrise or Sunset

    5.0
    1.5 mi / 860 ft gain
    The trail to the summit of Hawksbill begins on an unpaved road for the Pigsah National Forest. In about a half a mile the trail turns left just before reaching the Jonas Ridge Trail. This turn is an clearly marked turn with a sign for "Hawksbill Summit". The trail then becomes steeper and rocki...
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  • Newland, North Carolina

    Linville Gorge Loop

    31.56 mi / 8530 ft gain
    Linville Gorge Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Newland, North Carolina.
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  • Morganton, North Carolina

    Spence Ridge Trail

    2.75 mi / 817 ft gain
    Spence Ridge Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Morganton, North Carolina.
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  • Morganton, North Carolina

    The Chimneys

    1.67 mi / 233 ft gain
    The Chimneys is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Morganton, North Carolina.
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  • Morganton, North Carolina

    Camp at the Chimneys in the Linville Wilderness

    5.0
    1 mi / 138 ft gain
    The Chimneys area is a lesser-known camping destination within the Linville Wilderness. The Chimneys are a series of rock formations that rise above Linville Gorge and provide unobstructed panoramic views of the gorge and surrounding mountains. These rocks sit adjacent to Table Rock which hosts w...
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